We meet Dionne Reeder, a business owner running for D.C. Council, and the new chair of Virginia's Republican Party, Jack Wilson.
More than 5 million Americans stand to benefit from President Obama’s new proposal on overtime pay. Not included in that group? Capitol Hill staffers, who are exempt from labor laws unless Congress takes specific action. We explore whether legislative branch employees — many of whom work much more than 40 hours per week and make much less than the new threshold of $50,440 — can hope to soon enjoy the same overtime pay benefits as other American workers.
- Rebecca Gale Editor/ Writer, Roll Call; author "Hill Navigator" blog, rollcall.com; Former Hill staffer
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